How to Make Irresistibly Rich Pork Chops in the Oven

How to make saucy pork chops in the oven
Make the dish irresistible by balancing out the sweetness of the BBQ sauce and marmalade. Serve the chops with steamed broccoli and mashed potatoes.
On days when you want to put in minimal effort in cooking but crave a dish that is big on flavors, making pork chops may be the scrumptious solution you are looking for. Cooking pork chops in the oven is a healthy yet delicious way of preparing this type of red meat.

Throw together a few simple ingredients and you will have prepared yourself a nutritious and appetizing meal. What's more, you don't need to be a Masterchef to whip up these mouth-watering delicacies.
crusted pork chops
What You Need

▪ Pork chops, 5 (boneless)
▪ Garlic cloves, 2 (minced)
▪ Egg, 1
▪ Whole wheat bread crumbs, 1¼ cup
▪ All-purpose flour, ¾ cup
▪ Dijon mustard, 3 tablespoons
▪ Parsley, 1 tablespoon (minced)
▪ Tarragon, 1 tablespoon (minced)
▪ Salt, 1 teaspoon
▪ Ground black pepper, ¾ teaspoon

How to Make it

▪ Preheat the oven to 350° F.
▪ In a shallow bowl, mix together breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, and tarragon.
▪ Take another dish and beat the egg while adding the mustard to it slowly. Beat well.
▪ Put the flour in another shallow bowl.
▪ Take one pork chop, coat it well with the flour, dip it in the egg-mustard mixture, and then coat it ▪ with the breadcrumb mix and place it on a baking sheet. Repeat this with every pork chop.
▪ Place the baking sheet in the oven and cook the chops, turning them once, for about 30 minutes till they are cooked through. Use an instant-read thermometer to check the temperature of the chops. ▪ At 170° F the chops should be cooked well.

Make it Irresistible: Serve the pork chops with a mushroom-based gravy and mashed potatoes.
roasted pork chops
What You Need

▪ Pork chops, 6 (bone-in)
▪ Garlic cloves, 6 (partially crushed)
▪ Parsnips, 3 (halved lengthwise)
▪ Pears, 3 (cored and cut into four parts)
▪ Potatoes, 3 (cut into ¼ inch slices)
▪ Lemon zest pieces, 3 (thinly peeled, about two inches long)
▪ Lemon juice, ⅓ cup
▪ Rosemary, 2 tablespoons (chopped)
▪ Olive oil, 2 tablespoons
▪ Brown sugar, 2 tablespoons
▪ Ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon
▪ Salt, ½ teaspoon

How to Make it

▪ Take a shallow dish and mix the lemon juice, lemon zest, rosemary, garlic cloves, olive oil, brown sugar, and pepper together.
▪ Place the chops in this marinade and coat them properly. Cover the dish and refrigerate overnight.
▪ Take out the chops from the refrigerator the next day and place them in a roasting pan.
▪ Add the parsnips, pears, potatoes, and salt to the chops.
▪ Heat the oven to 400° F.
▪ Place the roasting pan in the oven for about 75 minutes till the chops are brown and tender.

Make it Irresistible: Baked potatoes and a spicy, sweet apple sauce is a great accompaniment for roasted pork chops.
oriental style pork chops
What You Need

▪ Pork chops, 4 (boneless)
▪ Garlic cloves, 4 (minced)
▪ Olive oil, 1 tablespoon
▪ Siracha sauce, 1 tablespoon
▪ Hoisin Sauce, 1 tablespoon
▪ Rice wine vinegar, 2 teaspoons
▪ Soy sauce, 1 teaspoon
▪ Ground ginger, ¼ teaspoon

How to Make it

▪ Take a bowl and mix garlic, vinegar, olive oil, siracha sauce, hoisin sauce, ginger, and soy sauce together. Whisk the mixture well.
▪ Take a zipper storage bag and place the pork chops in it. Now pour the marinade all over the pork chops and dredge them well.
▪ Keep the pork chops aside for at least two hours before cooking them.
▪ Preheat the oven to 375° F.
▪ Use foil to line a baking tray and place the pork chops on the tray. Pour the remaining marinade over the chops.
▪ Place the baking tray in the oven for 30 minutes or till the chops are cooked completely.
▪ Remove the chops from the oven and rest them for 5 minutes before serving.

Make it Irresistible: Serve these chops with stir-fried vegetables and flavored rice for a complete Oriental cuisine experience.
baked pork chops
What You Need

▪ Pork chops, 4 (boneless)
▪ Bay leaf, 1
▪ Water, ⅓ cup
▪ Ketchup, ¼ cup
▪ Vinegar, 2 tablespoons
▪ Canola oil, 2 teaspoons
▪ Salt, ½ teaspoon
▪ Pepper, ¼ teaspoon
▪ Celery seed, ¼ teaspoon
▪ Nutmeg powder, a pinch

How to Make it

▪ Place the pork chops in a nonstick pan coated with oil/cooking spray.
▪ Sprinkle the pork chops with ¼ teaspoon salt and some pepper.
▪ Cook the chops on medium heat for 6-8 minutes. Ensure that the chops are browned on both sides.
▪ Next, transfer the chops to a baking tray and allow them to rest for a while.
▪ In a saucepan, mix water, vinegar, ketchup, celery seed, nutmeg powder, bay leaf, and salt and bring the mixture to a boil.
▪ Pour the sauce over chops so that they are coated completely.
▪ Preheat the oven to 350° F.
▪ Place the baking tray with the pork chops in the oven. Allow them to cook for 20 minutes.

Make it Irresistible: Serve the chops with sautéed Brussels sprouts and rice.